DHCF DCAS Healthcare Policy IT Policy Integration Officer (HPIPIO) (621485)

Contract with Government of the District of Columbia
DHCF – 955 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Suite 3500, Washington DC 20024
Position closes 02/07/2019

US Citizens or Green Card Holders Only

Short Description:

Experienced professional with expert level knowledge and a proven success rate designing, implementing, reviewing, editing and approving existing and in-design policy requirements for system compliance.

Skills/Required Years of Experience:

16+ yrs BA experience (Required 16 Years)
16+ yrs Software Development Lifecycle experience (Required 16 Years)
16+ yrs requirements gathering and documentation (Required 16 Years)
16+ yrs MS Office/PowerPoint experience (Required 16 Years)
Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field or equivalent experience (Required)
Experience working in the Health and human Services policy industry, specifically within the District of Columbia. (Required 8 Years)
Experience in policy integration for a large-scale IT implementation project focused on state and federal healthcare services, specifically within DC (Required 8 Years)
Knowledge of federal healthcare programs and policies. (Required 8 Years)
Knowledge of District of Columbia health and human services programs and policies. (Required 8 Years)
Effective leadership, project management, and problem-solving skills. (Required 8 Years)
Program experience must include Medicaid, SNAP, Alliance, Immigrant Children’s Program, TANF, IDA, LIHEAP. (Required 8 Years)
Oral and written communication skills. Skill in communicating and presenting information effectively to all levels of the organization and the project (Required 8 Years)
Ability to identify issues/discrepancies, gather/analyze and present data to provide accurate information for management’s use. (Required 8 Years)
Experience in interpreting healthcare policy requirements and translating said requirements for technical system implementers. (Required 8 Years)
Proven knowledge of District and Federal rules and regulation and/or the ability to research them. (Required 8 Years)
Knowledge of the Curam Platform – V6 or higher (Highly desired 5 Years)

Complete Description:

The contractor shall provide expert level health and human services policy guidance on all DCAS specific programs throughout the entire life-cycle of the project.
The contractor shall assess and approve system wide policy requirements for DCAS.
The contractor shall provide guidance and policy SME to all system implementers. The contractor shall drive both strategic and tactical recommendations for DCAS on policy integration for DCAS.
The contractor shall provide guidance and coaching to junior health and human services policy professionals.
The contractor shall monitor, track and escalate all healthcare policy issues that may affect DCAS and/or affect compliance of state and federal regulatory requirements.
The contractor shall plan, coordinate, and drive cluster agency sessions geared towards the proactive collaboration of healthcare policy requirements and client and customer needs into the development of DCAS.
The contractor shall develop a strong relationship with the DCAS Director and technical leads to ensure system compliance.
The contractor shall recommend policies, procedures and best practices to increase efficiencies with policy integration.
The contractor shall serve as a subject matter expert for the DCAS team on District policy-related issues impacting the District health and humans services cluster agencies (DHCF/DHS/HBX) involved with the implementation of DCAS, with both state and federal policy/regulatory focus.
The contractor shall provide policy and programmatic expertise across the project to solve complex system problems and engage business and IT teams with novel solutions and ideas.
Many projects will be related to DCAS interactions with state Medicaid programs, SNAP/TANF, and locally funded programs; includes working with sister agencies to assess and/or propose strategies for expanding access to programs and outlining the impact of federal and state policy actions around DCAS programs, such as regulations impacting ACA.
The contractor shall lead both strategic and tactical recommendations for DCAS on policy integration work necessary to implement DCAS.
The contractor shall serve as the point of DCAS is to be an integrated eligibility solution.
The contractor shall engage policy staff across the cluster to achieve objectives.


  1. Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and a thorough understanding of business systems and industry requirements.
  2. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operation time, and form of desired results. Includes analysis of business and user needs, documentation of requirements, and translation into proper system requirements specifications.
  3. Provides consultation on complex projects and is considered to be the top level contributor/specialist of most phases of systems analysis, while considering the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment.

Background check is required, if selected for the position.
There are no reimbursable expenses allocated to this position.

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